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Wisconsin wins 3 out of 4 in Senior All-Star Classic

Minnesota won only one dual against Wisconsin over the weekend in the 2002 Minnesota-Wisconsin Senior All-Star Classic.

The Classic was held Friday, March 8, at River Falls High School in Wisconsin and Saturday, March 9, at Augsburg College in Minneapolis. Both sites featured two dual meets with Wisconsin's finest high school seniors meeting the elite seniors from Minnesota.

Pfaffinger named Mr. Minnesota of Wrestling

At the All-Star Classic, Jeff Pfaffinger of Blue Earth Area was named Mr. Minnesota of Wrestling for excellence in wrestling, academics and sportsmanship. The award was voted on by a committee of Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association (MWCA) members.

Jeff Pfaffinger and Roger Gorham of MWCA

Past Mr. Minnesota Wrestler winners:
2001 - Marcus LeVesseur, Bl. Kennedy
2000 - Nate Baker - Jackson County Cen.
1999 - Jacob Volkmann, Battle Lake-U-H
1998 - Luke Becker, Cambridge-Isanti
1997 - Chad Erikson, Apple Valley
1996 - Dan Duncombe, STMA
1995 - John Fitzgerald, Martin Cnty West
1994 - Chad Kraft - HLOL
1993 - Brandon Howe, Totino Grace
1992 - Brandon Paulson, Anoka
1991 - Chad Nelson, Stewartville
1990 - Chad Carlson, Willmar
 


Minnesota vs. Wisconsin Senior Classic

Friday, March 8th, 2002
UW-River Falls College, River Falls, WI
6:30 pm
 
Wisconsin Red 37, Minnesota Maroon 12
103: Vince Sellnow (Brainerd, MN) dec. Matt Demars (WI) 6-1
112: Tim Hunt (White Bear Lake, MN) dec. Joey Moravec (WI) 10-3
119: Josh Miller (WI) maj. Matt Becker (STMA, MN) 15-5
125: Greg Brendemuehl (Medford, MN) dec. Scott Schramm (WI) 11-10
130: David Sadder (Totino-Grace, MN) dec. Scott Dorn (WI) OT 4-2
135: Cole Wunnicke (WI) maj. Thomas McAlpine (Elk River, MN) 11-3
140: Brad Becker (WI) fall Austin Scarset (RRCWWG, MN) :48
145: Tyler Turner (WI) dec. Kirk Rall (Henry Sibley, MN) 8-3
152: Matt Pell (WI) fall Amos Wolf (Grand Rapids, MN) 4:46
160: Tate Wheeler (WI) dec. Tony Jenson (GMRB, MN) 5-2
171: Jason Lulloff (WI) dec. Brad Bruns (Apple Valley, MN) 8-2
189: Kelby Mack (WI) tech Justin Sorenson (Owatonna, MN) 22-3
Hwt: Joel Wipperfurth (WI) dec. Jeremiah Kern (GMRB, MN) 7-6
 
Minnesota Gold 28, Wisconsin White 22
103: Mike Riley (St. Peter, MN) dec. Ben Simon (WI) 15-10
112: Clint Campbell (Stewartville, MN) fall Kyle Baker (WI) 1:29
119: Jared Evans (Blue Earth Area, MN) dec. Mike Wood (WI) 11-5
125: Jeff Pfaffinger (Blue Earth Area, MN) dec. Nick Conklin (WI) 5-2
130: Zach Chambers (WI) fall Joeb Oyster (Bertha-Hewittt-Verndale, MN) 5:35
135: Ryan King (GMLOK, MN) dec. Justin Blumenthal (WI) 8-4
140: Jason Rhoten (Kasson Mantorville, MN) dec. Josh Mester (WI) 5-2
145: Joe Henning (WI) dec. David Whipps (Scott West, MN) 9-4
152: Marc Harwood (Jackson County Central, MN) dec. Adam Dorner (WI) 18-8
160: A.J. Morgan (WI) dec. Travis Krinkie (Blue Earth Area, MN) 5-2
171: Jack Jensen (WI) dec. Tyler Bullerman (Adrian, MN) 12-4
189: Corey Feltman (Norwood-Young America, MN) dec. Mike Schmidt (WI) 8-5
Hwt: Cole Konrad (WI) fall Ben Janike (Waseca, MN) 1:28
 
Meet Most Valuable Wrestlers:
Minnesota Maroon - Greg Brendemuehl (Medford) 125
Minnesota Gold - Ryan King (GMLOK) 135
Wisconsin Red - Cole Wunnicke (Ithaca) 135
Wisconsin White - Joe Henning (Chippewa Falls) 145


Minnesota vs. Wisconsin Senior Classic

Saturday, March 9th, 2002
Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN
2:00 pm
 
Wisconsin White vs. Minnesota Maroon
Wisconsin Red vs. Minnesota Gold
 
Wisconsin Red 29, Minnesota Gold 25
103: Mike Riley (St. Peter, MN) fall Matt Demars (WI) 5:11
112: Joey Moravec (WI) fall 3:35 Clint Campbell (Stewartville, MN) 3:35
119: Jared Evans (Blue Earth Area, MN) dec. Josh Miller (WI) 6-4
125: Jeff Pfaffinger (Blue Earth Area, MN) maj. Scott Schramm (WI)13-5
130: Joeb Oyster (Bertha-Hewittt-Verndale, MN) dec. Scott Dorn (WI) 4-3
135: Ryan King (GMLOK, MN) dec. Cole Wunnicke (WI) 1-1 2xOT
140: Jason Rhoten (Kasson Mantorville, MN) dec. Brad Becker (WI) 4-3
145: Tyler Turner (WI) maj. David Whipps (Scott West, MN) 19-9
152: Matt Pell (WI) dec. Marc Harwood (Jackson County Central, MN) 13-9
160: Travis Krinkie (Blue Earth Area, MN) dec. Tate Wheeler (WI) 7-3
171: Jason Lulloff (WI) maj. Tyler Bullerman (Adrian, MN) 14-6
189: Kelby Mack (WI) fall Corey Feltman (Norwood-Young America, MN) 5:49
Hwt: Joel Wipperfurth (WI) fall Ben Janike (Waseca, MN) 1:54
 
Wisconsin White 30, Minnesota Maroon 18
103: Ben Simon (WI) dec. Vince Sellnow (Brainerd, MN)11-8
112: Tim Hunt (White Bear Lake, MN) fall Kyle Baker (WI) :42
119: Mike Wood (WI) dec. Matt Becker (STMA, MN) 5-0
125: Nick Conklin (WI) dec. Greg Brendemuehl (Medford, MN) 5-4
130: David Sadder (Totino-Grace, MN) dec. Zach Chambers (WI) 12-7
135: Justin Blumenthal (WI) dec. Thomas McAlpine (Elk River, MN) 8-5
140: Austin Scarset (RRCWWG, MN) dec. Josh Mester (WI) 6-3
145: Joe Henning (WI) tech. Kirk Rall (Henry Sibley, MN) 18-3, 5:53
152: Adam Dorner (WI) fall Amos Wolf (Grand Rapids, MN) 3:44
160: Tony Jenson (GMRB, MN) dec. A.J. Morgan (WI) 9-7
171: Jack Jensen (WI) maj. Brad Bruns (Apple Valley, MN) 16-6
189: Justin Sorenson (Owatonna, MN) dec. Mike Schmidt (WI) 7-3
Hwt: Cole Konrad (WI) dec. Jeremiah Kern (GMRB, MN) 6-1
 
Meet Most Valuable Wrestlers:
Minnesota Maroon - David Sadder (Totino-Grace) 130
Minnesota Gold - Jeff Pfaffinger (Blue Earth Area) 125
Wisconsin Red - Matt Pell (Lux. Casco) 152
Wisconsin White - Adam Dorner (Lux. Casco) 152